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CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 12:00pm EST
from new mexico. mr. bingaman: mr. president, i'd ask that the quorum call be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. bingaman: in 181, in his first inaugural address, president reagan said -- quote -- "government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem." i came to the senate two years later in 1983 with the firm belief that in most cases his statement was wrong. i believed then and i believe now that the federal government can be a constructive force for good in protecting and maintaining the civil liberties of all americans, in maintaining and strengthening our economy, in he can prosecuting our environment -- in protecting our environment and in helping americans live product tiffed and fulfilling lives. as i luke back over the last -- as i look back over the last 30 years, many of the arguments that have consumed our time here in the senate, whether on questions of spending or taxes or regulation or fiscal policy, those questions have divided between those who saw government as the problem and those who believed that it could an
FOX News
Dec 14, 2012 2:00am PST
make a personal plea to the president to contact the new incoming president of mexico and just ask him to resol 6 -- resolve this case and send him home. it has gone on too long it's a ridiculous case. i think they know it's a ridiculous case because it was an accident. it's a case that their own military sent les to the judges and prosecutors saying this gun is not on the restricted list that it is trying to restrict assault rifles essentially. this isn't anything like this. the prosecutors and the judges have refused to consider that. i am just asking the president to get involved at this point. >> hammer's next hear something scheduled for january 17th. more on that on fox and friends later this morning. >>> the time is now 20 minutes after the hour. troops putting our lives on the line to protect us from the taliban. why is the army telling soldiers to be so nice to them? >> get up stand up. a study says standing and sitting could tell you how long you will live. this bible changed the world. i'm kirk cameron. four hundred years ago our forefathers risked their lives to bring this
MSNBC
Dec 22, 2012 12:00pm PST
clinton who will step down in january. let's bring in governor of new mexico and served as u.s. ambassador to the united nations. governor, always a pleasure to speak with you and when you look at this nomination of john kerry, what does u.s. foreign policy gain and lose with kerry at the helm here. as we both know, secretary clinton had broad name recognition and on the flip side, some say john kerry comes with far more experience than when secretary clinton took up the job. >> well, obviously, this is, i believe, one of the most qualified individuals in the country and ever to be nominated secretary of state. these are his assets and one, he's participated the last 30 years in the major foreign policy debates in the country so deep knowledge. secondly, he's a combat veteran and a war hero so he knows the scourges of war and military involvement and thirdly, he's a man of the congress and one of the big problems in the state department is that they don't get funded for embassy security and consulate security like in benghazi. kerry can bring his enormous prestige as a senator for many yea
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 1:00pm PST
, patriotic music going on. a lot of propaganda music and pictures all the time. the new mexico governor bill richardson has been to korea 40 times going back to 1990. >> we're here on a subway train. we're go to take off. we'll see where it goes. i have no idea where it goes. so far, so good. tony, what do you think of this? >> it reminds me of an underground bombshell ter. it's a very colorful station with all of the paintings and color. it's very crowded. midday. a lot of people moving forward, moving backwards. >> do people pay for these -- >> yeah, they do. >> how much do they -- >> five wuans per ride. >> how much is that in new york? >> 100 yuans to the dollar. >> so five cents. >> most people use six-month passes for about 100 yuan. >> so a dollar? >> yes. very cheap. that's a pretty good deal. we're moving now. it's pretty smooth. >> but sometimes it goes dark. electricity shortages are always a problem in north korea. we went to this high school where the students were in cold classrooms with overcoats. so cold you could see their breath. the rooms were not well-lit. all right. here
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 10:00am EST
objection, the gentleman from new mexico is recognized for one minute. >> mr. speaker, i rise today to honor one of new mexico's great leaders, new mexico speaker of the house, ben lujan, who passed away tuesday night after his battle with lung cancer. speaker lujan is the speaker of our colleague, congressman ben ray lujan. first elected to the legislature in 1974, ben lujan served as speaker of the house from 2001 until 2012. throughout his tenure in the house, speaker lujan showed he was a champion for working families, a tireless advocate for his constituents and an absolute master of legislative strategy. mr. heinrich: at the beginning of this year when speaker lujan spoke to the legislature as to his battle with cancer, he asked that their time on earth is worthwhile and to, quote, make a difference for the children, our working families and for the elderly. speaker lujan has inspired me and so many new mexicans to do just that. our good thoughts and prayers are with his wife, carmen, with ben ray, and with the rest of the lujan family. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentle
FOX News
Dec 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
back to peanut butter factory in new mexico can he. steroids used to treat pain they came from this compounding pharmacy in massachusetts. hundreds of people developed among gal men jilts and more than 35 have died. the new england compounding center had a long history of complaints about safety standards dating back for a decade. i'm dr. manny alvarez wishing you a safe and healthy new year. >> a lot of americans could lose their chance to become a adoptive parents. that is if lawmakers in russia get their way. the place that calls itself the town powered by the son is the center of a high tech boom. but it doesn't look quite the way you might expect. initiated. neural speeds increasing to 4g lte. brain upgrading to a quad-core processor. predictive intelligence with google now complete. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. prego?! but i've bought ragu for years. [ thinking ] wonder what other questionable choices i've made? i choose date number 2! whooo! [ sigh of relief ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego.
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am EST
a factory fire. >>> check out what turned up in a grocery store delivery in new mexico. an employee discovered this pistol and seven rounds of ammo stashed in a case of frozen meat. that worker told the supervisor who immediately called police. detectives put the gun's serial number and description into a national database. that could help track down the owner. >>> breaking news now. the owner of a bangladesh clothing factory where 112 people were killed last month lost its fire safety certification in june. the factory owner told the associated press that he was only authorized to build a three-story facility. he illegally expanded it to eight stories and was adding a ninth floor at the time of the fire. despite the violations, the factory produced clothes for disney, walmart, and sears. the fire is bangladesh's worst ever industrial accident. >>> this morning emergency teams are working to rescue hundreds of people missing after a typhoon hit the philippines. more than 400 people are believed to be missing. the powerful typhoon battered the country back on tuesday, killing 500 peo
CNN
Dec 13, 2012 1:00pm PST
allegedly traveled from new mexico to vermont to carry out two murders. but according to police, the plot was foiled because of a missed highway exit, and the men wound up at the u.s./canada border crossing. officers discovered a warrant for 41-year-old mark stake and turned him over to state police for a probation violation. his 23-year-old nephew, tanner ruan was later arrested in upstate new york. police say they recovered pru pruning shears and documents linked to the crime in his car. just how much justin bieber knew about this is unclear. his representative would only say in a statement, we take every precaution to protect and ensure the safety of justin and his fans. >> now, the two suspects who were arrested in this conspiracy plot are both awaiting extradition to new mexico. both were assigned public defenders. we reached out to them for comment, but haven't yet gotten a response. wolf? >> what a story, mary, thank you. >>> happening now, the president and the house speaker, they go face to face. is either man blinking in this fiscal cliff standoff? we now know the ambassador, su
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2012 7:00am PST
, there's new mexico governor susanna martinez, louisiana governor bobby jindal, south carolina governor nicki hailey and brian sandoval. two of the contenders intersect with the contingent of women would-be nominees. along with minnesota congressman michele bachmann. she isn't the only do over on the list. she's joined by fellow pennsylvania senator rick santorum and texas governor rick perry. texas congressman ron paul for once isn't on the list. but his son, senator rand paul, is creating a category with jeb bush that we're going to call relatively speaking. then there are the guys weighing a presidential run who let's say say national name recognition isn't a strong point. john thune and indiana governor-elect mike pence may not win national popularity contests at least this year, but both have been hailed for their leadership potential. as shining stars in the gop. they may have to compete for the party faithful, but those accustomed to a certain level of national fame, if not infamy. those like new jersey governor chris christie. perhaps, the only contender to have actually hugged
ABC
Dec 14, 2012 1:40am PST
, mississippi, idaho, new mexico and nevada all broke party lines to get it done. so today's decision day and it's a big component. so those are the numbers. we'll see where it stands. >> interesting to see how that shakes out. >>> now to the other political mess in washington. there's so many of them. the looming fiscal cliff. >> the two principals faced off yet again. and karen traverse has our daily progress report. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula. more signs that they're no closer to a deal to the fiscal cliff. but at least yesterday, president obama and house speaker john boehner sat down and talked. house speaker john boehner paid a visit to the white house for a nearly hour-long meeting with president obama. it was their second face-to-face session in the past five days. the president was asked if he's feeling optimistic. >> it's a work in progress. >> reporter: very much in progress. right now there's even disagreement on what they're disagreeing about. is it tax rates for the wealthy? >> there are some clear, you know, red lines when it comes to
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 3:00am PST
into new mexico. then as we go through friday afternoon, maybe a shower or storm. dallas, san antonio to houston. west coast also a little damp. then the weekend forecast, as i mentioned, east coast, you look really nice on saturday. it's sunday that that storm that's up there for chicago and minneapolis saturday, that heads through the great lakes and then goes to the east coast. overall, though, doesn't look like any big snowstorms. even that storm i was talking about for tuesday on the east coast next week, just a big rain and windmaker for new england. it's tough to get snow this time of year. ski resorts are hurting. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. honey... ya? you notice something different about these toys? the prices are so low. are we dreaming? i got an idea. kick me in the shin. if i feel it, we know the prices are real. yep, they're real. we've got more rollbacks on toys all december. wait, was that real? [ male announcer ] this christmas, get the hottest brands and rollbacks on the season's hottest toys, like the beyblade destroyer dome, only $34.96, the
MSNBC
Dec 1, 2012 11:00am PST
state and oregon today. >>> violent protests. the inauguration of mexico's new president earlier today. take a look at this. more than 2,500 people took to the streets of mexico city, just a few blocks where the new president was to be sworn in. three protesters were hurt and one student is reportedly in critical condition. demonstrators accusing of using bribery to win the election there. those protests were eventually dispersed and as you can see there, the new president has been sworn in. let's bring in telmundo's jose to talk more about this. how much of this is with the revolutionary party? >> well was in power for 72 years until the year 2000 when they lost their election there. 12 years later they go back in power but this is a new face. he's 46 years old and married to a soap opera star and he's young, energetic and he's sharp and he's media friendly. i think a lot of the people are really upset about the possibility that the old precorruption, not really democratic in nature will come back. but, you know what, craig, a lot of problems in mexico is confronting these next six ye
FOX News
Dec 14, 2012 3:00am PST
through portions of arizona, new mexico and southern california, showery there. a little bit of snow activity early on this friday up along the eastern shore of erie and ontario. 20s in the northern plains. montana now, the chilly spot on this map with 13. we've got about 27 in raleigh durham and later today, things will warm up a little in raleigh almost 60. the same for memphis. warm along the coast. 50s and 60s and 60s through portion of texas. 30s in the northern plains and portions of new england. >> gretchen: brian, my son is the sportscaster at school today. so he's paying close attention to see what you say right now. >> steve: no pressure. >> brian: i can't wait to see that tape. i'm sure he'll do great. let's talk about thursday night football. let's start there because cincinnati and the eagles locked in a game that cincinnati had to win to keep their playoff hopes alive and they did. turnovers were the key. philadelphia gave this game away. five turnovers in all. a messy season for them where they underachieve and they're having a change in coaching. cincinnati will face
CNN
Dec 14, 2012 2:00am PST
dumping out of there. a foot of snow expected in the mountains of new mexico. several inches if not a foot of snow. and a pretty potent one. out to the plains, pump up the heat across the southern plains. temperatures well above normal. east of the mississippi. temperatures where they should be. comfortably chilly. sunshine coming up. should warm things up. clear night last night if you got out to see the geminid meteor shower. chicago, 49. not too bad to do your mid december christmas showers. >> i saw the meteors before i went to bed and when i woke up. >> his kids ran in, dad, dad, you can't miss this. >> good stuff if you could brave the chill. >> thank you, appreciate it. >>> coming up, we'll introduce to you a remarkable young man using talent to turn the heartache of cancer into an inspiring legacy. >>> welcome back. good morning. a story of a brave young man who lives in minnesota. only 17 and not expected to see 18. >> he has terminal cancer. he's accepted his fate, but he's leaving for his family and friends a beautiful, musical legacy. here is ed lavendera. >> reporter: zach sob
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am EST
new mexico for five minutes. mr. udall: mr. president -- and thank you, senator kerry, for the recognition, and, mr. president, really appreciate it. i've been an early supporter of the ratification of this important treaty, and i'm pleased to have been able to work with senators durbin, mccain, harkin, moran, coons, and barrasso and in particular want to say thank you to the chairman and the ranking member on the foreign relations committee. i thank all of these fine senators for their bipartisan work on this bill. we still have work to do to improve our treatment and acceptance of disabled persons, but through the americans with disabilities act, the united states has been at the forefront of protecting the dignity of people with disabilities. this treaty will help expand american values and leadership throughout the world. it is a vital step forward in respecting the rights of the disabled. as a member of the foreign relations committee, i am aware of the challenges that many countries face. these challenges include supporting their disabled citizens. our nation has
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 7:00am EST
: in farmington, new mexico, a republican. smitty. this is if anybody wants to know how much money we waste, we recently had a guy in the northwest that won the lottery and took home $800,000 cash and went to his local food stamp office, told them he had won the money and they said he still qualified for food stamps. these people are nuts. the federal government probably has a very minimum -- and i've worked for government and i've worked in the utility industry, which is almost the same as the government, at least 40% overpaid. too many people working. at least 40% more people than they need to do the job. when these people say they're cutting the budget, they're not cutting a pink. they are cutting the growth in government. if congress does not vote themselves raising any more. they get automatic raises. unless somebody has the go nads to say we need a raise this year. they have not done that since they put that into effect. they don't vote on raises and more. host: your response? guest: i don't agree with all of youro fax ofncts. one can find instances of fraud and waste in the government as
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 7:00am EST
this if they can find an 18-year-old to go with them. host: we have a call from debbie from new mexico. caller: i'm on the air? host: go ahead. caller: your comments about the medications making them so sullen. i work in a psychiatric facility for juveniles and you're right they stop being suicide al. but instead they become extremely aggressive. aggressive to the point where the courts petition to get them out of the jail because they can't handle them because they're so aggressive. host: let me clarify. is that after they take anti-depressants? caller: yes they do. i work in a sike facility in albuquerque. and we have killers there. and they stop the depression stops but they become -- because of these anti-depress nths that they take. we have one machine in the whole united states that actually measures seratonin. other than that they're being prescribed like m and ms. they all have a fixation with guns. we do have killers in the facility. and this idea that this is the meds are going to make them sullen, no, your information is correct i'm on the front lines working with these kids and no as
Current
Dec 19, 2012 3:00am PST
from albuquerque, new mexico. these are the numbers. if you are making $1,100 a month, i checked out social securityworks.com. over the courts of 20 years you get $28,600. >> that's how much you would be cut. >> by the chained cpi? >> yeah. >> bill: that's a lot of money. >> it's a lot of money. you know what? this is did be these are such hardship cuts. i think for the president to throw social security into a budget deal like this is despotism. i'm sorry. at least george bush when he wanted to privatize social security, he didn't try to weasel it through in a budget deal. i can't believe i am saying this about george bush but he opened a national dialogue and the nation rejected it. i don't think the president -- and by the way, nancy pelosi yesterday on andrea mitchell was saying she thought she had the votes for this. >> bill: i know. >> caller: i feel like i have been betrayed. >> bill: i do, too, jean. i think a lot of people feel like they have been betrayed. >> that's why i asked barbara lee and she said nancy hasn't talked to her but
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 7:00am EST
. they can use it to help in their recovery efforts in the most flexible way possible host: new mexico has two air force bases, two national research allowance, and many folks are dependent on federal money for work and assistance programs. for her. -- it will hurt. , democratic caller. caller: explain the logic behind what taxing one of our biggest corporations, which is the religious work -- religious churches and all of that that make $10 trillion a year. and also, how come medicare pays for -- i think it is $1 billion now -- a formula enhancement drugs. that is a pleasure, not a need. -- for male enhancement drugs. that is a pleasure, not a need. host: independent caller, go ahead. caller: i would like to bring up the point that you have brought of the federal portion of the moneys and the money does not go -- come out of nowhere. that is the tax dollars, or has been borrowed, were printed. that money is not without cost. i would like to have your opinion on that. thet: you're referring to state's share that has to match the federal dollars, and yes, it has to come from somewhere. we h
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 3:00am PST
. but some states don't have it. connecticut, maryland, massachusetts, tennessee, new mexico, nevada. bunch of states don't have it. the trend will move back quickly, i predict within six months you'll see those states moving back to the majority of states in the country. but you know, there was an issue and geraldo rivera knows it well, about mental health in this country, about whether the mental health system was abusive or not. it went into disarray, disrepair and dysfunction. a lot of mental hospitals were closed, including in the state of connecticut. there is also a study in the state of connecticut that says only 25% of the children who are diagnoseable with mental illness will receive treatment. that's an astounding number. >> alisyn: it is and tragic. that's a problem. as a legal analyst, do you think that we should be able to involuntarily commit people to mental institutions? >> sure, and we don't do it and we have the composite to do it across the -- capacity to do it. stigma attached to it. parents don't want to do it. they feel guilty. they feel they've let their child down.
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
't the senator from arizona -- i'm going to hold off on that if i may. but they recognize the senator from new mexico for five minutes. >> mr. president, thank you, senator kerry for the recognition and mr. president, and really appreciated. i've been an early supporter of the ratification of this important treaty and i'm pleased to have been able to work with senators durbin, mccain, harkin, moran, koons and barrasso in particular want to stay thank you to the chairman and raking member of the foreign relations committee. i think all of these fine senators for their bipartisan work on this bill. we still have work to do to improve our treatment and acceptance of disabled persons. through the americans with disabilities act, the united states has been at the forefront of protecting the dignity of people with disabilities. this review will help expand american values and leadership throughout the world. it is a vital step forward in respecting the rights of the disabled. as a member of the foreign relations committee, i'm aware of the challenges of many countries face. these challenges include
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 9:00am EST
with the rules committee dominated by the majority. that is it. >> host: roger in new mexico, a few minutes left. >> i will try to be quick. the senator reminds me of my grandparents in oklahoma. save lives by the rule of two wrongs don't make a right. i think that is a good solid rule to live by. i remember reading in a book called aftershock about two dangers facing america. one of them is the debt situation, the death bomb, the only thing supporting the u.s. dollar is the fact that it is the world's reserve currency. the day that is gone is the day the dollar is gone. becomes worthless paper. would you care to comment about that? >> guest: you are accurate in your assessment of that. you heard some discussion this past summer of the chinese and several others thinking of creating another reserve currency or at least using currency denominated in the you want to be treated. it is very critical. the world reserve currency, we started undermining this in 1971 when we went off of the gold standard and as we printed money, through the last four years we have made that quite worse. i would go to yo
FOX News
Dec 25, 2012 3:00am PST
months behind bars in mexico. fox news was there when jon hammmar arrived back home in florida. >> turned this christmas into something spectacular. you guys have really made it happen and we're really grateful. >> this is great right now. i'm glad to be talking to you about that it's over with. >> ainsley: back in august, he was locked up on a weapons charge. he tried to legally bring an antique gun across the border. it was cleared to travel with him on the u.s. side. when he reached mexico, he was detained. >>> major breakthrough in the case of two missing yacht school friends from maine. police say they found their clothing on a small island near kennebunkport. the two were last seen drinking beer with a group of friends at wells' home late wednesday night. >>> president obama spending christmas in hawaii. the president going golfing for christmas eve. he's there with his family on vacation. the president greeting people at the golf course there and afterwards, the obamas went to plymouth rock beach on a marine corps base there. >> clayton: thanks. our nation has a long history of fai
FOX News
Dec 2, 2012 3:00am PST
" everybody. check out gretta on the record tomorrow night with new mexico governor susanna martinez, a rising star in the party. who knows where her role will be as we move forward. certainly, someone that will be mentioned at the very least as a vice-president next time around. >> alisyn: it's interesting, because gretta gets sort of a back, back stage view of governor martinez and not just a sit-down. >> dave: and certainly will reveal her plan for immigration in the party moving forward. >> alisyn: tune into that. meanwhile, we have the headlines because egypt's supreme court is suspending all work. after thousands of egyptians took to the streets to support their president. >> hey. >> alisyn: this is the scene in cairo yesterday as egyptians rallied behind president morsi and now says he will not keep working until the pressure on them ends. and there will ab vote on a new constitution in two weeks, if approved, it would take the place of the one passed in november and opponents say the constitution is flawed and undermines basic freedom. there's new details about that horrible miami bus
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 12:00pm EST
, arkansas and louisiana and new mexico, that's one, 3rbgs two, three, four, five states, received 68 disaster declarations and almost $40 billion in disaster assistance. for five states, $40 billion. we have more than five states, many more here, asking for $150 million. as the senator from maryland has pointed out. the distinction is so clear. i just say point blank, this legislation is not going to pass without the inclusion of this fishery money, point blank and period. i thank the senator from rhode island would agree with me. mr. whitehouse: i'd be delegated to -- delighted to agree with the senator from massachusetts. our fisheries disaster as the senator from maryland declared, this is a declared, this is not a maybe, it's a declaration of the united states government. it's the multispecies ground fish disaster that affected the state of massachusetts and great leadership from senator kerry on all of this and affected the state of new hampshire and great leadership from senator shaheen on all of this. governors of rhode island, of massachusetts, of maine, of new hampshire, of
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 9:00am EST
also want to recognize the retiring senator from this committee, the senator from new mexico and the senator from virginia. our first secretary of the treasury, alexander hamilton, observe energy is a leading character in good government. the president must lead in a divided government and must not advocate his or her responsibility. president obama has the responsibility to propose a real bipartisan plan to avert the fiscal cliff that can pass both the house and the senate. withdrawing from the recommendations of the simpson- bowles commission, the president could propose a plan that would not only avert the so-called fiscal cliff, but also help us avert the fiscal abyss. if president obama were to offer such a plan, republicans would act favorably. going over the cliff is unnecessary. as it has been observed in "the wall street journal," the president is boxing in the republicans. he is offering them a deal they cannot accept. first, the president has repeatedly called for a balanced solution involving both revenue and less spending. what is obvious to the most casual obser
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm EST
at various times. first of all, pete on the end, long time senator of new mexico. he has offered ideas as far as the bipartisan on these topics. we have cindy who is an attorney here in town with mckenna law and aldridge and was an advisor to mitt romney. we have the business perspective from paul stemmons and he is the executive chairman offering, again, a sense from the business community. what the solutions might be and how business will be affected by everything. senator jud greg served as a governor and senator. served on the simpson bowles exchange. i have bothered him many times and david cote who has served on the simpson bowles as well. i see him in washington more than many times than congressman. john as well, he is the national coalition of prosecutor and c.e.o. also served at aarp. mark of moody's and an tow it willic. we have ed from the heritage foundation, helped with the foundation of utah. and we have the president of the peterson foundation which has devoted time to these issues. thank you all for being here. we look forward to all of your perspectives. i'm going to start,
CNBC
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
. >>> in a front page article in today's "new york times," walmart's mexico business offered bribes to get what the law there would otherwise allow. now michelle caruso cabrera joins us with today's headlines. >> they have a new story today, another doozy, extremely long, very, very detailed. the "new york times" outlines what they see as a pervasive pattern of bribes connected to 19 different stories. when you read the whole article, they do a deep dive into one specific store near the ancient pyramids in mexico. >> i'm glad glad we assigned you to this story. >> this is a mile from the ancient pyramid necessary question. no doubt, the most controversial walmart in mexico because there were, at the time, allegations of bribery because people saw with what efficiency the store was getting built and they assumed that bribes had to have been done. something is happening. that's the kind of culture. walmart has come out with a statement saying among other things, we are committed to having a strong and global anti-corruption program everywhere we operate and taking appropriate action for any insta
MSNBC
Dec 1, 2012 9:00am PST
% drop since the last quarter of business. >>> mexico's new president has just been sworn into office. that is president enrique pena nieto. we're keeping an close eye on this. there was a delay in the swearing in ceremony. there have been a lot of protesters. but the police were able to disperse that crowd. that has just happened. the president is walking around there. sort of a sash there around him. again mexican president pena nieto has taken office. >>> let's get though now to today's list of number ones. the rush hour new york city is probably worse these days but it's kind of good news. the new york area is the leader in new jobs. about 128,000 more people were working in the big apple compared to a year earlier. at the same time houston gained about 96,000 jobs. los angeles about 78,000. given its record energy production, north carolina has been named as the best-run stat. wyoming slips to second in this year's 24 sln 7 wall street.com rankings. nebraska is third. california wins the dubious distinction of the worst-run state just ahead of rhode island and illinois. >>> well,
ABC
Dec 14, 2012 6:00am PST
police officers in mexico have been arrested for stealing evidence from the site where singer jenni rivera's plane crash happened in mexico. they won't say what they were but they were found at officer's homes. in another new development the drug enforcement administration agency is also investigating the company that owns the luxury jet that crashed and killed the mexican pop superstar and six others on sunday saying they will to planes seized this year. >>> portland mall where a gunman took three lives is set to reopen at nine this morning. a candlelight vigil is set for tonight. police are still trying to figure out why 22-year-old jake roberts walked into the town center on tuesday wearing a hockey mask and opened fire. a teenage girl was also wounded. roberts ex-girlfriend he had quit his job and sold everything he owned in days before the attack but so far investigators have not revealed a clear motive forfeiture shooting. >> coming up, we have video of the most stunning story. a die-hard apple fan, a mother ends up being tased at the mall. >> and trouble at pg&e, important in
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 8:00am PST
now, the mother of a former marine scaled in mexico confirming to fox news that her son will be released today. 27-year-old john hammer seen here in this photograph, a veteran of the wars in iraq and afghanistan, has been jailed since august in one of mexico's most notorious prisons. for carrying an antique shotgun like this one on a hunting trip south of the border. steve harrigan is live in florida where the parents of hammer live with the latest. >> reporter: jenna, multiple sources now telling fox news that the 27-year-old former marine will be released today. we've heard that from his mother, his father, his mexican attorney and from the offices of his congresswoman as well as his senator. a mexican court ruled that hammer's constitutional rights were trampled on, that he had no criminal intent to bring that 60-year-old rifle across the border. now, all this started back in august when ham exercise a friend, another -- hammer and a friend, another former marine after being treated for post traumatic stress syndrome went across the border on an extended surfing vacat
CNN
Dec 20, 2012 1:00pm PST
and the mayans believe it's the beginning of a new era. you have to come to mexico to discover what is it. >> reporter: also seeing the calendar as an opportunity, he opened a boutique hotel to the closest town. >> tour operators are being creative. we can tell there's a lot of expectation. a few hotels in towns are giving discounts because it's the end of the world. >> reporter: some mchl ayans have complained about the expectation of their culture. >> they are very happy. they see the benefit because the nice thing about the tourism is that it shares the benefit with everyone. >> reporter: others disagree. alfonso runs tour are rifts in this mayan community and says the tourist dollars are going elsewhere. >> most of the money is spent in transportation and they don't owe taxes, hotels, restaurants. here they don't have those services yet. >> reporter: yet may be the word. they have sold out ahead of the date. the hope is that interest in the culture is long term. assuming everybody survives december the 21st. wolf, one static stat tis stick to throw at you, they've generated some $50 b
FOX News
Dec 17, 2012 3:00am PST
're live in newtown with more from the president. >> brian: there is also brand-new information on the shooter and his mother. what their relationship could tell bus a possible motive. >> steve: and it's a story we broke right here on "fox & friends." former marine being held in mexico on trumped up gun charges. his mom will be here with new details. "fox & friends" for this monday starts right now. >> steve: welcome aboard. live from studio e, if you were watching the services last night live from newtown, connecticut, you noticed that a number of the people inside the hall were wearing little green and white buttons. a little ribbon. and a lot of people today are going to wear green and white to remember the children who were murdered last friday. >> gretchen: so green is the color of the day. let's move forward now with this emotionally trying day ahead in newtown, con continental the first funerals are being held. one for the youngest victim. this is noah posner. turned six last month his sister managed to escape unharmed. the other funeral for six-year-old jack pinto. >> st
FOX News
Dec 3, 2012 3:00am PST
to actually stay together. congratulations to mario lopez and his new bride. he married his long-time girlfriend, courtney, in mexico. they have a two-year-old daughter. and i think they have a dog, too. brian? >> brian: thanks. the president wants congress to raise taxes on the rich and he's using the middle class to help make his point? >> if congress does nothing, every family will see their income taxes automatically go up at the beginning of next year. that's middle class family of four will see their income taxes rise by $2,200. >> brian: is that the strategy threatening tax hikes for everyone in order to get what he wants? i thought he was supposed to be in negotiation? michael goodwin is a columnist for the "new york post." you were flabbergasted, to use john boehner's words, about his approach? >> everybody knows that we have this terrible problem with the debt and the deficit, the entitlement issues and the president doesn't want to address them. he simply wants congress to give him the power to raise taxes now on the top 2% of income and put off entitlement reform and
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 10:00am PST
getting a lot of attention on fox news latino.com. investigators are looking into what caused a small plane to crash in mexico killing seven people including high-profile mexican-american singer jenni rivera. the 43-year-old was on her way to a concert when the plane took a nose dive, literally disintegrating on impact. trace gallagher is following this life from our los angeles bureau. what do we know, trace? >> reporter: well, because that plane was owned by a las vegas company, the ntsb is involved in this investigation. we're being told it could be about ten days before they have any preliminary result on this. we know that after jenni rivera performed a concert in monterey, mexico, 3:30 in the morning she left for mexico city. about ten minutes into that flight the plane went from 35,000 feet to 9,000 feet, and then it fell completely off the radar. it hit so hard that it disintegrated, and authorities say none of the wreckage or remains were unrecognizable, and at first that gave rivera's family some hope. listen. >> in our eyes, we still have faith that my sister will be okay.
CNN
Dec 21, 2012 11:00am PST
to help. >>> we have been following this case, this former u.s. marine here jailed in mexico because of a gun he tried to bring into the country. we have new details today. we have been talking to florida senator bill nelson who says jon hammar is expected to be released. this is after four months in a prison, believed to be controlled by a drug cartel. his parents have been getting frightening phone calls from that place. mexican police arrested him when he tried to cross the border, going from brownsville, texas, to mexico in august. and they alleged he had an illegal shotgun on him. turned out this was a family heirloom, he says it was cleared by u.s. customs, but police, they tossed him in jail anyway. i want to bring in sunny hostin on the case with me today. and, sunny, we talked about this, jon hammar, planning on driving through central america, headed to costa rica to go on a surf vacation because he was suffering ptsd after serving our country. does he have any legal recourse? >> you know, the interesting thing is that i think when we look at cases like this, we look at it
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 10:00am EST
. >> mr. chairman, will the commission commit to negotiating new arrangements for the state department, canada and mexico as mentioned in paragraph 34 of the commission's notice of proposed rulemaking before repacking broadcast frequencies, yes or no? >> i am not sure of that provision but we are looking forward to work with canada and mexico. >> yes or no? >> i have to look at the provision. >> the law requires you to do it. >> we will comply with the law. >> i hope so. mr. chairman, section 6403-b-2 of the spectrum act requires the commission to, quote, make all reasonable efforts to preserve, of the day of enactment of this act, the coverage area and population served of each broadcast licensee as determined using the methodology described in o- et bulletin 69 of the office of engineering and technology. does the commission intend to define explicitly what such reasonable efforts will it constitute, yes or no? >> yes, it's part of our decision. >> mr. chairman, does the commission expect to have defined such reasonable efforts, yes or no? >> yes, it's part of our decision. >> mr. ch
FOX News
Dec 14, 2012 8:00am PST
for a former marine, jailed for months in mexico on what his family says are trumped up charges. how they are fighting to bring him back home. >>> almost a century later new information on the hindenburg disaster. we'll look into what caused it with an expert, all "happening now." jon: and a good friday morning to you. the u.n. ambassador susan rice takes herself out of the running to be secretary of state, ending a long standoff with senate republican who is promised to fight her nomination. i'm jon scott. jenna: a big development there. hi, everybody, i'm jenna lee. and the ambassador making it official in a letter to the president saying she didn't want her nomination to become anymore of a distraction. ambassador rice has been under fire as you know weeks after making statements about the deadly attack on our consulate in libya, originally calling the attack quote, spontaneous. she offered disclaimers in those statements. that term and way she described it, really under heavy criticism by her critics. in the weeks that followed the ambassador met with leading republicans to try t
FOX News
Dec 14, 2012 6:00am PST
hitting the southern california coast and off the western coast of mexico here. 6.3 magnitude, about 2:30am local time, about 5:30 here on the east coast. about 160 miles off the coast of san diego here and local news reports say that folks in long beach and newport beach in southern california, they felt the shaking. dr. john ebos, a seismologist from boston college, tk morning to you, good morning to you doctor. you said interesting things to our producers. you said the interesting thing about this earthquake is the location where it occurred. how so in. >> that's right all of the earthquake we've seen off of southern california has been on the continent itself, this earthquake occurred in the rock where the continent has dropped away and now we have purely oceanic rock, very unusual for earthquakes in southern california. >> i want to show the folks the san andreas fault, how it returns along the entire west coast of california. what you are saying, sir, is that whether or not the onshore activity is related to the offshore activity. can you make a connection or not? >> well, we'll
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